Microtome Knife


Microtome knife in a lined case with an "E. LEITZ / INC. / NEW YORK” inscription on the lid. This was probably made by the Leitz precision instrument firm in Wetzlar, Germany, and imported into the United States by E. Leitz, Inc.

Maker: Ernst Leitz

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0812.08Accession Number: 1981.0812Catalog Number: 1981.0812.08

Object Name: Knife, MicrotomeOther Terms: Knife, Microtome; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 1 3/4 in x 5 in x 1 7/8 in; 4.445 cm x 12.7 cm x 4.7625 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4a18-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_724091

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